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Challenges and Barriers to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Initiation within Community Health Centers

Project Location/Site: Near North Health, Chicago, IL
Key Outcomes:
Patient time during a primary care visit seems to be a major barrier for providers to fully assess needs and risk for patient’s sexual health. Newer providers lack experience with PrEP patients to provide comprehensive medical care. EIS team was not fully integrated with medical providers to maintain updates on HIV prevention initiatives.